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  • Locations: North Adams, MA, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/15/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 02/15/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham US State: Massachusetts - MA
NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan B
Program Description:

MCLAMassachusetts College of Liberal Arts

We are the public liberal arts college of the Massachusetts state university system. MCLA ranks high nationally for small classes (1:13 faculty-to-student ratio), innovative teaching, personal interactions with faculty, opportunities for faculty-supervised research, and a supportive, collaborative environment. Our curriculum and hands-on learning help you develop the critical thinking and communication skills needed to succeed in today's complex global economy.

Campus Location

MCLA is located in North Adams, in the Northwestern corner of Massachusetts, in Berkshire County's vibrant arts community, offering great shops,galleries, and museums within walking distance.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
North Adams, MA Rural 15,000 1,990 75% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
80% 7% 6% 1% 1% 0% 5%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan B
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Housing/Meals
$5,119
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Fall Only
  • Require students who will live on campus

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will not accept